The order of service for Prince Philip’s memorial service at Windsor Castle has been delivered.
The service takes place in St George’s Chapel at Windsor at 3pm on Saturday (April 17). At this time, the nation will take part in a minute’s silence.
During the service, a choir of four singers (three of whom are Lay Clerks of St George’s Chapel Choir) will be conducted by James Vivian and the organ will be played by Luke Bond.
Music before the service
- Schmucke dich, o liebe Seele BWV 654 – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
- Adagio espressivo (Sonata in A minor) – Sir William Harris (1883-1973)
- Salix (The Plymouth Suite) – Percy Whitlock (1903-1946)
- Berceuse (Op 31 No. 19) – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
- Rhosymedre (Three Preludes founded on Welsh Hymn Tunes) – Ralph Vaughan Williams – (1872-1958)
The service is led by the Right Reverend David Conner, KCVO, Dean of Windsor.
The blessing will be pronounced by the Most Reverend and Right Honourable Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury.
Members of the Royal Family and members of The Duke of Edinburgh’s family arrive at the Galilee Porch and are conducted to the Dean’s Cloister.
Members of the Royal Family and members of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Family are conducted from the Dean’s Cloister to the Galilee Porch to view the Procession and await the…